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john king and margaret hoover and illinois democratic congresswoman tammy duckworth. how do you feel about today's announcement? >> i was pleased. a great step forward for our military and our nation. this opens up a whole new population of americans who want to serve and defend this nation who now will be able to do it in combat jobs. >> john king, how much of this is about politics? >> first and foremost it's something the president believes in. if you attach it to some other things he said he believes in and will push for in his second term, look at what we heard in the last 72 hours. women in combat. ground breaking language in his inauguration speech. take all of those issues, what do they have in common? they fit the demographics of the obama coalition. how did he win? college educated women. younger voters. nonwhite voters. he's embracing if you will not only the politics but the policy priorities of his coalition. what else do they have in common? they put pressure like a sharp thumb on some key points in a republican coalition that this white house frankly thinks is ageing,
correspondent john king, cnn political consultant and republican consultant margaret hoover, also wounded iraq veteran and illinois democratic congresswoman tammy duck worth. congresswoman as a veteran how did you feel about today's announcement? >> i was so pleased. because i think it's a great step forward for our military and our nation. you know, this opens up a whole new population of americans who want to serve and who want to defend this nation who now will be able to do it in combat jobs. >> john king, how much of this is about politics? >> first and foremost, it's something the president believes in, anderson. but if you attach it to some other things he said he believes in and will push for in his second term, look at what we heard in just the last 48, 72 hours. women in combat. groundbreaking language in his inaugural address on gay rights. more talk in his inaugural address about equal pay for women. the return of climate change and immigration to his agenda and gun control. take all those issues. what do they have in common? two things. they fit the demographics of the obama coali
, what is next for her. let's bring in chief political correspondent candy crowley and john king. in 2008, barack obama, hillary clinton were bitter enemies battling a tough primary season. now fast forward, they're doing this high-profile joint interview. what do you make of how their relationship has evolved? >> i think it evolves out of political necessity. it's a very powerful force in politics. and it is not the first time that rivals have ended up being friends sort of. >> are they friends? >> well, look, have they been to the white house for dinner? we're told not. >> see, i find it amazing. >> she owes him a lot and he owes them a lot. there was the bushes and the doles and the reagans, and they all didn't get along for a while. and then the political expediency, political necessity chimed in. do i think that they seem to have come up with a relationship that looks at least on the surface like a good one beyond just a good working relationship? it certainly looks like it. and let's remember, hillary clinton's been through a whole lot worse than getting defeated by president obama.
. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. thank you so much. >> congratulations. >> chief justice john roberts administering the oath. last time he fumbled the words. this time he nailed it. president obama using the family bible today. a lot to talk about tonight. vice president biden took the oath earlier at his residents. it too went off without a hitch. yesterday during a surprise appearance, the vice president sort of did a joe biden. take a look. >> i'm proud to be president of the united states but i'm prouder to be -- >> a few seconds later he corrected himself and a short time ago he spoke. the president's subject was hair. specifically michelle obama's new bangs. >> first of all, i love michelle obama and to address the most significant event of this weekend, i love her bangs. she looks good. she always looks good. >> president obama just earlier tonight. some politics ahead looking to tomorrow and the next four years. republican consultants joining us. friend and advisor of president obama. paul, you wrote an article today. you said the president should say all the right things in h
holding multiple parties. john f. kennedy attended five balls in 1961. ♪ save the last dance for me >> bill clinton's second inauguration holds the all time high for 14 events. in 1949 harry truman was the first president to have his inauguration televised. an estimated 10 million americans watched at the time it was the single most watched television event in history. presidents were now able to broadcast their speeches to the entire nation. >> we have to stand -- >> the very thought that a man in a wheelchair that had been stricken with polio who couldn't walk, is trying to put optimism into our national lungs still continues to move -- you almost get goose bumps every time you hear fdr. john f. kennedy's famous 1960 address lives forever because it was written so well. and he delivered it with such conviction. >> and so my fellow americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. [ applause ] >> some speeches more memorable than others, but one speech that's been shared by every president, the oath of office. the language appears in the con
with this decision. i want to play you something that senator john mccain, obviously a respected military veteran, had to say about this decision. >> i think it's super. i think it's the right thing to do. i support it. i just want us all to make sure that the standards, particularly the physical standards, are met so that the combat efficiency of the units are not degraded, but it's time to do that. women have proven their enormous contributions they have made in iraq and afghanistan. >> congressman west, do you believe he's wrong? >> i disagree with him. i think my recent experiences in desert shield, desert storm, iraq and afghanistan, i think first and foremost, you need to get the standards correct and make sure we don't have the loss in the quality of the combat units on the front lines. i would be the first to admit you have women that are serving in combat zones and therefore when you leave a forward operating base, anyone is in combat. but i think when you're talking about going into some of these units, now you're talking about something different. we have to make sure we have all of th
including american ambassador christopher stevens. >>> the top commander in afghanistan general john allen has been cleared of wrongdoing in the sex scandal that led david petraeus to step down. allen faced aelgtss he wrote potentially inappropriate e-mails to jill kelly, the woman who claim shed was being threatened by paula broadwell, petraeus' biography and lover. >>> overseas, terrifying video from a subway station in madrid. you see that? a woman faints and falls on to the tracks just as a train is approaching. an off-duty police officer jumps into action, rescues the woman while bystanders wave down the train, which stops just in time. >> incredible pictures. scary stuff. >>> next, the manti te'o affair and what, if anything, he can say to clear up the most confusing phony love story college football has ever seen. bob costas is along for the ride. a restaurant is hard, try running four. fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've
commander in afghanistan, general john allen, has been clearedfed wrongdoing in the sex scandal that led david petraeus to step down as cia director. allen faced allegation he wrote potentially inappropriate e-mails to a woman who claimed she was being threatened by broadwell, petraeus' biographer and lover. >>> the do jones and s&p 500 hit highs today on the tail of strong earnings reports. ♪ [ slap! ] [ slap! slap! slap! slap! ] ow! ow! [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium-rich tums starts working so fast you'll forget you had heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function
teastevens. general john allen has been cleared of wrongdoing. allen faced allegations he wrote potentially inappropriate e-mails to the woman who claims she was being threatened by paula broadwell. and the dow jones industrial average and the s&p 500 hit new five year highs today on the heels of strong correspondent earnings reports. uksz >>> time for the ridiculist. it is a story that everyone it seems is talking about. scandal of scandals whether or not beyonce may have lip synced her performance of the national anthem at the inauguration. i respond with a big star-spangled so what? it is beyonce's world and we're just living in it. take another look at the performance in question. ♪ and the rockets' red glare the bombs bursting in air ♪ ♪ gave proof through the night that our flag was still there ♪ >> so there's no doubt that is beyonce's voice, but a spokeswoman for the u.s. marine band says beyonce didn't sing it live and instead chose to lip sync to a recording she did the evening before. but another marine band spokesperson said no one in the marine band is, quote, in a posi
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